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Shahzad Ismaily teams up with three guitar greats
The Joshua Light Show with John Zorn/Lou Reed/Bill Laswell/Milford Graves and Terry Riley/Gyan Riley Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Friday, September 14 Better than: Slippin' into darkness. "Just to watch people in weird shirts playing funny-shaped instruments is not visually on the same ... More >>
Terry & Gyan Riley Skirball Center, New York University Friday, September 14 Forro in the Dark, Debo Band Skirball Center, New York University Sunday, September 16 Better than: A Pink Floyd laser show. A couple of what used to be called "world music" actslocal Brazilian expats Forro in the ... More >>
The Brooklyn-based harpist Zeena Parkins doesn't follow rules. Whether she's playing with Björk, Thurston Moore, Ikue Mori or John Zorn, her harp rarely sounds like a harp. Instead, it's soaked in digital surrealism and alien mysteryexquisitely dripping, cosmically pinging or wildly feedback ... More >>
Roulette reopens with a bang
Veteran Chorepgraphers debut new work at DTW and the Joyce Soho
Michael Gira's legendary noise punk crew Swans announced their reunion back in January, and with guitarist Norman Westberg on board (no Jarboe, alas), Gira seemed to be promising the return of the ferocious, '80s vintage of his band, rather than gothy, whispery, horror-house '90s version. Thi ... More >>
How many steps does it take to make a world?
The Joshua Light Show comes back from the future
The Teenagers have dirty mouths and an accent
The recycle of life
Downtown choreographer gives the brain a rubdown
Unvanquished by AIDS, choreographer charges into new century
Watching watchers watch dancers up close and personal
As days grow short, dancers from around the planet visit our city to share their visions
Exploring the sounds of science experiments, on slabs suitable for turntables or framing
Fresh Arrangements From an Ancient Place: Dislocated, Mispronounced, and Artless
Its Ladies First This Season
How Does a Porn Rag Mean?